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Jul 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
? >> ramifications everywhere. why is the president pushing for that big deal when they can't seem to agree on any deal. >> reporter: the president sees this as an opportunity to get something done, make a significant debt in the deficit. it doesn't get any easier down the road but peggy and daniel, everybody in washington has their eye os on the political calendar. next we're is the presidential year and every member of congress is up for re-election. it would be a lot harder if they did a short-term deal and do it all over again. the president doesn't want it to happen before election day and doesn't want a lame duck congress to deal with this. much better if they can get one that goes through early 20134 but at this point it's impossible to just get a deal. >> you heard him emphasize let's get this done, why delay the pain. abc's karen travers, thank you very much. >> the summer is here and the living ain't easy. blistering heat with nearly two dozen states under advisory or warnings. >> many shot into tripleigits shattering more record highs and the drought in texas and oklahoma is so severe r
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>>> tonight on "world news," big broil. the record heat, 90 million people sweltering. parts of texas turning back into a dust bowl. not enough water for the cattle. >>> double dare. with the economy on the brink over the debt talk, the president warns social security checks could be in jeopardy, as republicans claim they now have a last ditch plan. >>> jay see dugard. tonight, neighbors who saw the backyard where she was being held, speak out about what they wish they had done. >>> and, our made in america summer. an army of families showing you the one thing they bought and love to help create american jobs. >>> good evening to you. and here is how it looks and feels in temperatures as high as 105 degrees in america tonight. 90 million americans sweltering. record-breaking heat across the country. and look at that. temperatures soaring above 100 degrees, and there is drought so bad, cattle farmers are making very tough choices. that is the map. half of the country in the sweltering heat tonight, and abc's steve osunsami is in atlanta to report for us. >> reporter: across north
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> big heal brings big storms and sometimes will bring out the local photographers. we had a nice collection of a very talented amateur and even semiprofessional photographers. sarah williams who has been grazing us with awesome photos sent had in from bel air. her backyard with the fish eye lens i love this. in fact, if coy take a position of some of the pictures she sent, i think that would be cool. let's show you what it looked look at chesapeake beach. april hill checking this out. that's awesome light. lightning is not a easy thing to capture on film i wonder if they have to keep the shutter open or how they capture it. this morning, down to 75 at bwi. 82 in richmond and by the way heat index values pushing 79. it's 87 on the heat index scalein ocean city. storms back to the west. we could have a little burst of a shower next couple hours. otherwise, we are looking at more heat. 97 will do it for the two degree guarantee and feel like 105. so heat advisory and then we break some of it tomorrow. tonya how about the traffic. >> reporter: marc train 401 is five minutes delayed a
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 5:30pm EDT
local coffee shop remember the house always wins. they have won big here. city hall has hauled in cash from 1600 tickets in four years here many from failing to feed the meter while you sneak in for a cup of coffee. at 32 bucks a ticket that is one pricy cup of joe. you will still be a gambling woman? >> maybe. >> right now there is only one problem. these guys use open data to plot the parking tickets. we called and e-mailed the mayor's office of information technology but have not received a response on why the information isn't current. joce sterman, abc 2 news. >>> meet george jettison or at least his car. the flyer car has been cleared for takeoff and it may not be long until you see one of these in the rear view mirror. it is called the transition. makers say it is a roadable aircraft designed to shift from the road to air and back again. who will be allowed to drive this? anybody with a valid driver's license. if you want to fly the car you will need at least a sports pilot license. you can land right in front of your house. the flying car will set you back about $250,000. you c
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to the night. tonight though, a big time heat situation tomorrow coming up. >> all right wyatt. well it's a baltimore tradition on a hot night like this to just sit out on your porch or on your steps and catch a breeze. that was the game plan until storm clouds arrived and you're welcome mat. here is one steamy and stormy night. rosy. >> it was a hot and steamy night jamey all over the area as folks tried to deal with the weather and how it changed. i mean, we had some storms there, especially up in this area, really heavy rains coming down flooding parking lots, a mess out here. what's touched this all off was all the high heat and high hud we had during the day. guess what folks, for many people out there, they are going to have to figure out how to deal with all this high heat again yet tomorrow. >> no matter what the weather, they have to get their laps in. with the heat in the low 920s, this is part of being a runner, although admitted leah slow runner today. >> three laps. >> very slow. >> does the heat make you slower? >> yes, definitely. >> oh, man. >> you can tell can't you.
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
, 4:30 in the morning. thanks for joining you, i am-- us, i am megan pringle. >> let's get to the big story locally. it's going to be the weather. yesterday, 100 degrees. >> it was hard to be outside. the air didn't feel like it was moving so we will see when things will change. justin good morning. >> good morning. yeah. we had ourselves a high temperature yesterday of 93. the winds did stir up. we had severe weather. today, the biggest issue is about the heat that tops out today with higher temperatures and the heat index up to 105. so it's going to be uncomfortable to be outside again code orange air quality which is improvement from the outlook for yesterday. thunderstorms isolated today. we will recap last night's storms in a couple minutes. and wait until you see the beautiful pictures we got before we get to beautiful weather. inner harbor, promising 806789 look at downtown. 81 compared to 76 reisterstown and 73 west friendship. westminster and down by annapolis. today's forecast in a moment. but currently we are dry. let's check out the traffic with tonya. >> reporter: we are
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
. courthouse have any idnew ideas >> reporter: they're pushing for the big deal, a lot of pain at one, entitle tks. president obama outlined the plan and said, you can't expect seniors to give up $500 when you went own ask for $5 from people like me. wealthy individuals. >> jon, the leader mitchell mcconnell is looking at a contingency plan which could be a short-term extension. >> reporter: he's tight-lipped about what they mean. they could give him a chance to accept that which he ruled out or one with no tax increases. >> the president very clear on that. >> reporter: he said he's not signing any short-term plans. the debt ceiling needs to be raised until 2013. he will not sign what mcconnell is talking about. >> 2 2 days to go. thank you very much. >>> the republican presidential nomination, kind of shippings to michele bachmann and that is bringing scrutiny ross ron maintained undersaavedra available that bachmann owns about her husband and shows staff trying to turn a gay person straight. this kind of conversion is something that they deny doing. >> these new undercover tape
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 2:35am EDT
already being felt on main street. >> reporter: to go big or not to go big? that is the question when it comes to raising the nation's debt limit. and after another meeting at the white house, the president and congress appear no closer to a deal. if the president and congress fail t tagree to raise the nation's debt limit, the forecasts sound almost apocalyptic. >> stock prices are going to fall, bond prices are going to fall, you're going to notice on when you logon to your 401(k). >> reporter: already family businesses like the feinbergs' bathroom fixtures company in ft. lauderdale, florida, have taken down the help wanted sign, waiting to hear if the u.s. government becomes a deadbeat. >> we want to hire employees. we want to grow our business. we want to spend money doing advertising. so it's just difficult. >> reporter: a new u.s. chamber of commerce survey says two-thirds of america's small businesses have no plans to hire in the coming year. >> everyone's scared. no one's going to make a move. >> reporter: yet after another white house meeting, it was another day without
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
adding another supplement to my daily vitamin intake wouldn't be a big deal. >> and the study is being conducted in a dozen of states including ours. results will be out in the next couple of years. >>> now, maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate. >>> looking at the inner harbor and it is hot down here. in the city today 97-degrees. at the airport, though, 92 was our high and our current temperature. humidity moderately high at 46%. and winds have shifted from southwest to northwest. and that bringing in it's not that it is not humid but slightly drier air. of course, that humidity and heat fueling storms last night. a sky shot sent in from lauren cooper showing the rough storm. most of us got showers and storms last night. that is good because the pattern is dry looking from now right through the end of the weekend. if you didn't get rain last night it is going to be tough to find it the next couple of days. congressional country club would have been a decent day out on the links. just have to keep the cold beverages handy. in l
ABC
Jul 11, 2011 11:35pm EDT
a very big advantage, because marcus has his ph.d. in counseling and he's a marriage counselor. >> reporter: but dr. bachmann's brand of counseling is highly controversial and could become a campaign issue. >> here's my husband dr. marcus bachmann. >> reporter: operating out of suburban minneapolis, dr. bachmann runs a christian counseling firm, co-owned with his wife michele, thth at times, according to former patients, has tried d convert gay men into heterosexuals through christian prayer. >> you know, i could be straight and god would forgive me if i was straight. >> reporter: andrew ramirez of minneapolis was 17 when his family sent him to bachmann and associates where he says a counselor working for bachmann tried unsuccessfully to "save" him from his sin. >> i remember leaving that parking lot with my mom and i said, you know, mom, i'm gay, i do not think this is something that can be changed. >> reporter: in an interview with a christian radio outlet, dr. bachmann has described homosexuals as barbarians. >> it is as if we have to understand barbarians need to be educate
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. big story is the heat. we -- the big story is the heat. sherrie johnson will have a live report but we have team coverage and we start with meteorologist justin berk. >> yesterday we hit 93 but the heat index at the airport was up to 100. we will crank it up a little bit today and not see this widespread outbreak of storm. they erupted yesterday afternoon through the evening a dozen or so wind reports. some peep report -- people reporting a possible tornado and there was a warning in harford county but nothing coming in on the storm reports from the storm prediction center. still a chance of storms today but it's going to be all about the heat. we have got variable cloudy skies and a warm muggy morning and a disturbance may burst showers in the chesapeake. we are watching to see if some develop over the next two hours. otherwise temperatures mid-70s to near 80 pushing 97 the two degree guaranteed high. that comes with a heat index of 105. 97 would tie a record for the date and drop the heat and humidi
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 6:30am EDT
tops out today, it should start to improve tomorrow. and a big dramatic improvement for the rest of the week. we have a head advisory. code orange air quality. heat advisory with the values up to 105. we will go for temperatures today that may tie a record high that may get lost in the mix. but we are looking at an isolated chance of thunderstorms disspied the wide spret outbreak and yesterday into the week -- widespread outbreak and yesterday into the week. a time-lapse i got from the naval academy. look at the clouds racing across the sky. partly to mostly cloudy skies. not much in the way of moisture around the region a little ground clutter. but there could be a burst of a surge around the chesapeake in the next hour or two. an isolated shower and temperatures near 80 and we are going for 97 tying a record high feeling like 105. it will get better and we will talk about that next. let's do traffic with tonya. >> reporter: good morning. 95 south of the city between the beltways we have some volume but no major delays. that's always good news. looking at the jfx at northern parkwa
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 12:00am EDT
: that's the best part. it was a big success. so, tonight -- [ applause ] i have another youtube mission for parents whose kids just got out of school. early in the morning, i want you to burst into the room, wake them up and tell them they're late for school. try to convince them it isn't summer. they will probably believe. they think spongebob is real right? they're very gullible. so, tomorrow morning, or right now in the middle of the night, that might be better, firep the video camera and tape this. upload the footage to youtube with the title," hey jimmy kimmel, i woke my kid up and told them they were late for school." we'll use the best ones on the show, and our lawywys have insisted that i ask you not to hurt or humiliate your child or damage propepey, as if you a a going to start smashing your own stuff randomly. [ laughter ] let's do this. it's about time we taught these kids a lesson and i think it will be a lot of fun. you know, to me, the worst thing to me about summer is all the reruns on tv, like, today, i was catching, i'm not sure which channel it was, but they h
ABC
Jul 12, 2011 5:30am EDT
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